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  • House Passes Rep. Susan Davis’s Legislation to Expand Apprenticeships, Invest in Workforce Training
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    The House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Susan Davis’s (CA-53) legislation to reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act that would create nearly one million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years. The National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 invests nearly $3.5 billion over five years to scale-up apprenticeship opportunities, streamline access to apprenticeships for workers and employers, and expand apprenticeships int... Read more

  • Reps. Davis and Levin Unveil Legislation to Provide Free or Reduced-Cost School Meals to Eligible Military Children
    Posted in Press Releases on October 7, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Defense and National Security, Education

    Many military families, facing the challenge of affording food, find themselves ineligible for federal food assistance due to how their income is counted. To help alleviate this problem, Reps. Susan Davis (CA-53) and Mike Levin (CA-49) introduced legislation to automatically enroll children of eligible servicemembers into school meals programs. The Military Dependents School Meal Eligibility Act authorizes the Department of Defense to alert the state agencies overseeing school meal programs to ... Read more

  • House Committee Passes Rep. Susan Davis’s Legislation to Expand Apprenticeships, Invest in Workforce Training
    Posted in Press Releases on September 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    The House Education and Labor Committee passed Congresswoman Susan Davis’s (CA-53) legislation to reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act that would create nearly one million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years. The National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, invests nearly $3.5 billion over five years to scale-up apprenticeship opportunities, streamline access to apprenticeships for workers and employers, and expand apprent... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Women's Issues

    WASHINGTON - Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “Like so many, it feels personal and not real. Justice Ginsburg recently surmounted so many health issues to contribute and serve her country. Absence her championing the rights of women for liberty and justice for all, we would not be where we are. Her legacy of equality lives on in all those who had her as their lawyer or benefitted from her rulings on th... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Protect Pregnant Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Economy and Jobs, Women's Issues

    In an era when a rising number of women work later into their pregnancies to maintain their family’s financial security, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53) voted for critical bipartisan legislation to secure pregnant women’s rights to reasonable accommodations in the workplace. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), of which Davis is cosponsor, passed in the House of Representatives on a strong bipartisan vote of 329-74. “At a time when the COVID-19 crisis threatens many people’s econom... Read more

  • As Nation Faces Record Unemployment, Rep. Susan Davis Unveils Legislation to Expand Apprenticeships, Invest in Workforce Training
    Posted in Press Releases on September 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (C-53) unveiled a proposal to reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act that would create nearly one million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years. The National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, introduced by Chair Davis, Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment (HEWI), and Chair Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Education and Labor Committee, invests nearly $3.5 billion over five years... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Calls on Trump Administration and Senate to Fully Fund Our Schools During Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on September 3, 2020 | Preview rr

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), a senior member of the House Education and Labor Committee, called for full funding for schools as students start the new school year. Davis held a press conference with Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52), Rep. Juan Vargas (CA-51), Superintendent Cindy Marten, School Board Vice President Richard Barrera, Student Board Member Zachary Patterson, SDEA President Kisha Borden, San Diego Unified Council PTA President Mahogany Taylor, and San Diego High Principal Franny Del Ca... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Votes to Prevent President Trump’s Sabotage of the Postal Service and Mail Ballots
    Posted in Press Releases on August 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Good Government

    Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) voted for legislation to prevent President Trump from undermining the United States Postal Service after his Postmaster General instituted policies that have delayed mail delivery and threatened the timely arrival of mail ballots to election offices. The Delivering for America Act prohibits the Postal Service from implementing policies that would impede prompt or reliable service of mail delivery, provides $25 billion in critical emergency funding for the Postal... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Effort Leads to $47 Billion for the National Institutes of Health
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives approved an appropriations bill that included $47 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) thanks to an effort led by Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA-53). In March, Davis led a bipartisan coalition of 234 House members in urging appropriators to increase the nation’s investment in medical research, which will see a $6 billion increase. This includes $5 billion in emergency appropriations supporting research and development of new treatments on the cutting ... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Bill to End Military Hunger Passes the House as part of National Defense Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on July 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    The House of Representatives passed legislation by Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA-53) to end military hunger. Davis, a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, added language to this year’s National Defense Authorization Act to create a basic needs allowance to bridge the gap for eligible servicemembers who are currently not eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. “We should be able to meet the basic needs of our military families,” said Davis. “Military famil... Read more

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